Essentially not much more than a CD single for "Love on the Battlefield," Live! On the Battlefield contains the album version of the title track, a song from an Arthur Alexander tribute record and two live tracks, all recorded with The Impossible Birds. "Love on the Battlefield" is one of the finest moments on The Impossible Bird, and Alexander's "In the Middle of it All" is similarly charming, with Lowe's performance doing justice to one of Alexander's best songs. The live tracks are tight and exciting, but no better than the album versions, making the EP necessary only for completists.
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AllMusic Review by Stephen Thomas Erlewine